Monthly Archives: September 2012

Informal Learning Basics Profiled in Concordia Now

For a profile of Informal Learning Basics and my motivations for writing it, visit http://www.concordia.ca/now/what-we-do/teaching/20120918/learning-at-the-water-cooler.php Advertisements

Upcoming Webcast: e-Learning Guild Thought Leader Webinar

What? e-Learning Guild Thought Leader Webinar: What’s the Real Scoop with Online Learning.  Informal learning is hot right now — everyone seems to be talking about it, many are advocating more use of it in the workplace, and a few even suggest it should replace formal training. But what’s the real scoop? Can informal learning replace […]

Learning at the Water Cooler

Is chatting by the water cooler or engaging in an online conversation wasting time on the company clock? Not necessarily, says Concordia’s Saul Carliner, director of the Education Doctoral Program and associate professor in the Department of Education. Both can be valuable learning experiences — what education experts call informal learning. Read the entire feature […]